Using name-internal and contextual features to classify biological terms

@article{Torii2004UsingNA,
  title={Using name-internal and contextual features to classify biological terms},
  author={Manabu Torii and Sachin Kamboj and K. Vijay-Shanker},
  journal={Journal of biomedical informatics},
  year={2004},
  volume={37 6},
  pages={
          498-511
        }
}
There has been considerable work done recently in recognizing named entities in biomedical text. In this paper, we investigate the named entity classification task, an integral part of the named entity extraction task. We focus on the different sources of information that can be utilized for classification, and note the extent to which they are effective in classification. To classify a name, we consider features that appear within the name as well as nearby phrases. We also develop a new… CONTINUE READING

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